Hotel La Residence de la Pinede
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Left this morning Genora where Christopher Columbus was born, stopping in Pisa...Amazing Leaning Tower...lots of pics. Left Italy Travelling thru over 170 Tunnels thr the mountains. We're going to Monte Carlo tomorrow night for dinner...passed it today with all the yatchs in the Harbour
Have a free day tomorrow..will stroll the beaches on the French Reviere.
Weather has been great since ...
Woke up naturally and opened the curtains to sunny St Tropez! Didn't bother with breakfast again today so once we were ready we headed down to deck 3 to catch a tender to shore.
Not only were we in port today but so was Silverseas Wind which we sailed on back in 2004.
Walked around St Tropez. Again, fell in love with the quaint streets. Along the foreshore the many restaurants are set up for people watching. The amazingly large yachts ...
... dropped us at the marina. There was a sailing regatta on and so we had the chance to see lots of massive, austere, luxurious boats and yachts. There were some great cars cruising around and the base of St Tropez is a smallish and very stylish fishing village. After grabbing a quick bagguette overlooking the marina, we set off for a wander.
We went through small attractive streets filled ...
... must go - so we did. Built in the 12th century, it has been magnificently well preserved, along with the township within its walls. It seemed too realistic, as if it were a set built for a movie. The only difference was the shops had been converted to cater for pesky tourists - restaurants and junk souvenirs were abundant. We had our evening meal at a cafe and then returned back to, our now, stinky Bertha.
It seemed the fridge was ...
... to walk though the city on our way up to the casino, we reminded ourselves that we needed to convert our money into Euro's. There was a major issue with this however as we were in Monte Carlo on a Sunday, as well it was a holiday weekend.
Marbles and I started by asking a few hotels if they would be able to exchange money for us, yet we had issues as we did not have a room in any of the hotels. So the Fairmont, Hotel Paris and many others shunned ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet